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Inspectors Now Enforcing UCR

17 January 2022

Effective January 1, roadside enforcement personnel began checking for compliance with the federal Unified Carrier Registration, or UCR. UCR applies to all motor carriers involved in interstate commerce, along with other businesses such as freight brokers.

Are You Ready for Rain?

17 January 2022

While many areas of our country are experiencing record cold and snow, rain is a bigger problem not just now but year-round. Rain is a contributing factor to thousands of crashes every year.

Set Your Own SmartDrive Alerts!

17 January 2022

At ICSA we are constantly looking for ways to improve safety and make your safety management job easier and more effective. Thus, we are pleased to announce a change in the way you receive alerts from your SmartDrive cameras.

FMCSA Extends Emergency Relief from HOS

17 December 2021

In response to the ongoing COVID-19 national emergency, FMCSA has again extended Emergency Declaration 2020-002 until February 28, 2022.

Employee Drivers/Owner-Operators Have Different Motivations

17 December 2021

The American Transportation Research Institute (ATRI) recently released its analysis of the survey results. ATRI’s Research Advisory Committee prioritized this analysis to better understand the role of OO/Independent Contractors in the trucking industry, and how legislative attempts to reclassify OO/IC as Company Drivers would impact those individuals and supply chains in general.

Vancouver, WA Carrier Buys New TAT Truck

17 December 2021

Freestyle Transport of Vancouver, Washington, is the new owner of the “Everyday Heroes” Kenworth T680 Next Generation truck auctioned last week at Ritchie Bros.’ Perris, California facility.

3G Phase Out Will Affect ELDs

17 November 2021

Beginning in February 2022, cellular carriers will begin shutting down their 3G networks, making 3G cell phones and other mobile devices obsolete.